Welcome to Fuzzable’s Crush Alert. A section of our site where we bring you the hottest celebrities and influencers. We want to provide you with a reason to take a break from your busy day and revel in our crushes greatness.
On this edition of Crush Alert, we take a closer look at the guy who took the role of none other than the King Of Rock ‘n’ Roll – Elvis Aaron Presley: Austin Butler
Who is Austin Butler and why do we have a crush on him?
Austin Robert Butler was born in Anaheim, California on the 17th of August 1991 to Lori and David Butler, he has an older sister Ashley.
Showing up in a number of Nickelodeon series such as iCarly, Zoey 101 or Wizards of Waverly Place, created a fanbase, which was slowly, but surely growing.
Photographic proof of Austin being ‘Crush-worthy’
And just to point out HOW Crush-worthy he is, check out this absolutely adorable BuzzFeed Interview:
Seeing Austin in action
After some more characters he took on for TV, such as Sebastian Kydd in The Carrie Diaries, Chase in 3 episodes of Arrow and Wil Ohmsford in the book-to-screen adaptation of Terry Brooks’s book series ‘The Shannara Chronicles’ he hit the big screen.
The Shannara Chronicles (2015)
The Intruders in 2015 were only the beginning.
After he played Don Parritt in The Iceman Cometh alongside Denzel Washington, his next project as a side character in the Oscar-winning Tarantino movie – Once Upon A Time In Hollywood with Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio in 2019 fulfilled one of Austin’s dreams: He worked with Tarantino, the man he admired ever since he saw Pulp Fiction for the first time.
However, none of this, all the steps he took in his career since he started acting in his teenage years, could prepare him for what was about the come. The moment everyone who wants to follow their passion hopes for: His big breakthrough.
Austin was confirmed the take on the lead role in Baz Luhrmann’s biopic of the one, the only: King Of Rock ‘n’ Roll – Elvis Presley in 2019.
Austin talked about the pressure and time of preparation he went through to cut it short with: Two years he hasn’t slept.
The work with another hero of his – Tom Hanks as Colonel Tom Parker – the research process to know everything about Elvis, being in touch with Priscilla Presley herself, visiting Graceland and taking vocal training paid off to 100 %.
It left Elvis and Austin fans around the world speechless and in love with both men in the summer of 2022.
How to keep up to date with Austin
Austin does own an Instagram account which he mostly uses for promo posts.
If you want to be up to date with what is going on and what Austin is going to come up with next, check on some fan accounts, which are all simply doing a brilliant job.
Which one was the series /movie you discovered Austin in the 1st time?
Head over the Twitter to share it with us!